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About the Conference

The 2015 Special Topics Conference will examine future directions for utilizing smart designs to enhance knowledge about family interventions in health across the lifespan. The conference will focus on ways that nurse scientists are innovating designs and interventions for engaging family in the treatments of chronic illness.


Conference Objectives 

1. Identify innovative designs for advancing knowledge of family health research over time.

2. Identify innovative strategies for advancing the analysis of family health research over time.

3. Identify methods for examining the cultural and economic factors that shape the family health research experience and outcomes.

Conference Sponsorship

If your organization would like to have a presence at the 2015 Special Topics Conference, contact Katie Pleasanton.

Conference Hotel

Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Room rate is $289 + tax 
(includes free in-room internet)
Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 pm

Reserve your room at the Grand Hyatt online or call (888) 421-1442 and reference American Academy of Nursing Annual Conference.

Reservation cut-off date is September 15, 2015. 


 A discounted room rate is also available at the:

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

Room rate is $189 + tax
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.

Reserve your room at the Marriott online or call (800) 393-2510 and reference American Academy of Nursing.

Reservation cut-off date is September 14, 2015.

Conference Registration Fees

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Early Bird
May 8 - July 31
August 1 – September 25
October 14
Council Members  $315 $415 $500
Council Student Members  $215 $215 $250
Non-Members  $390 $490 $565